Lulu Jr. ™, the division of Lulu.com that helps children become authors and artists, today announced that it has released three book-making kits for kids in conjunction with Crayola ®, a colorfully innovative brand for over 110 years.
Is play time on your child’s back to school schedule? 60 minutes of open ended play daily supports the development of skills that are critical for childhood development, but for many Canadian Children, back to school means back highly scheduled days.
Practically everybody remembers his or her first box of Crayola crayons. The classic green and gold box has been a school supply staple for generations. In many cases, people can recall the name of their favorite color – purple mountains’ majesty, tickle me pink or macaroni and cheese, for example.
A perfect storm created by the convergence of the Maker Movement, Upcycling, DIY, the debate over art in schools and STEAM has resulted in a rising number of high-quality, creativity-boosting products for kids. Here are some of the arts & crafts kits, tools, materials and vendors we spotted at Toy Fair.
My eight-year-old daughter is a voracious reader. I think she may prove to be an even bigger book nerd than I am, and I am a pretty big book nerd. Her bed is constantly covered in books that she is reading, and I frequently have to check on her to make sure she hasn't snuck her reading light on at 10 PM when she should be sleeping.
From crafts and inventions to various elements of personalization, many of the playthings displayed at this year’s New York International Toy Fair had a do-it-yourself slant. That theme carried over to the nearly 30 publishers that exhibited at the show, with Parragon, Bendon, and others adding crafting and DIY titles into the mix.
Publishers represent a small slice of the landscape at the New York International Toy Fair, accounting for less than 30 out of the 1,000-plus exhibitors in the 2015 edition.
In advance of next week’s Florida Educational Technology Conference in Orlando, educational media and software publisher FableVision Learning announced that it will partner with Lulu Jr., the children’s publishing division of web-based self-publishing pioneer Lulu, to encourage children to write their own books.
BOSTON, MA and RALEIGH, NC – There's no feeling quite as awesome as holding your very own published book in your hands for the first time. Two companies have joined forces to make this magical moment a reality for kids around the globe.